Hilltown Families

Notes From Nan BY HF Contributing Writer, Nan Parati This week we’re featuring: Dinner and a Movie Awards Night! Come and have dinner first, then go to Town Hall for Ashfield’s...

Notes From Nan BY HF Contributing Writer, Nan Parati Back when I used to sort-of-attend-the-university whenever I wasn’t busy hitchhiking all over Europe and North Africa (Kids, this was in the...

Notes From Nan BY HF Contributing Writer, Nan Parati Hey! I’m sorry about last week’s post. I was out of town and not able to write it. Mary (the cook) wrote...

Hilltown Families Morning Social in Ashfield Throughout the fall, after dropping the kids off at school or their homeschool progam, stop in to Elmer’s on Wednesdays and enjoy an informal breakfast,...

Notes From Nan (by Mary the Cook) For HF Contributing Writer, Nan Parati Nan is out of town this week, so I, Mary the Cook, am writing to tell you that...

Notes from Nan by HF Contributing Writer, Nan Parati Hoy, We’re gonna have a local dinner this week; all foods grown from around here! (I’m doing a local Willie Gray accent...

Notes from Nan by HF Contributing Writer, Nan Parati Hey guess what y’all! Mary’s back from her vacation (yea!) and she has inexplicably brought with her a notion to make a...

Notes from Nan: Guess Who’s Cooking Dinner This Week! by HF Contributing Writer, Nan Parati Yes indeed, y’all! Willie Gray was out building coops for the 60 new chickens he’s getting...

Notes from Nan by HF Contributing Writer, Nan Parati Hey! Want to hear our best customer review yet? This place is as good as a Lego store. – Grayson, age 7...

Notes from Nan by HF Contributing Writer, Nan Parati Having a great time in Opposite Land! This is your ace reporter reporting from Opposite Land, where I have been residing for...

Notes from Nan by HF Contributing Writer, Nan Parati I am back in New Orleans (what??). Yes, again, working on another festival. It is July and, children, it is hot! Now...

Michelle Shocked Plays in Ashfield Following a Friday evening performance at the Iron Horse in Northampton, alternative folksinger Michelle Shocked spent early Saturday afternoon in Ashfield, singing songs and sharing stories...

SWIMMING, PIZZA & BIKE RIDING, 10am-2pm – ASHFIELD June 25th – It’s the first Monday of summer! Hilltown Families invites friends and families to hang out in Ashfield for the day....

PARENT A.M. SOCIAL IN ASHFIELD   After dropping the kids off at school or their homeschool progam, drop on over to Elmer’s and enjoy an informal breakfast, tea or just coffee...

After dropping the kids off at school or their homeschool progam, drop on over to Elmer’s and enjoy an informal breakfast, tea or just coffee in the company of other hilltown...

How could Sanderson Academy be reused? “What if the Hilltown Charter School took over a vacant Sanderson Academy building?  “The Hilltown Cooperative Charter Public School serves Franklin and Hampshire County children....

A Heart-felt Dance Party by Victoria Worth for Hilltown Families The songs are still humming in my head, and when I look down, my feet are still moving to a recent...

VALENTINE’S DAY 2007 Happenings in the hilltowns and beyond for Valentine’s Day. Discover upcoming events and links for your family that are Valentine-ish, including dances, crafts, chocolate and more…

    Several hilltown families have begun to gather for an informal French language learning group with their children. Families from Ashfield, Chesterfield, Cummington and Shelburne Falls participated in the first...

Last night the place was hoppin’. Families were celebrating birthdays, dining with friends and bringing the little ones out for a delicious, healthy dinner. The menu selections will please almost all...

After dropping the kids off at school or their homeschool progam, drop on over to Elmer’s and enjoy an informal breakfast, tea or just coffee in the company of other hilltown...

Winter Solstice Tradition Begins, 2006 By Sienna Wildfield ASHFIELD, MA (Dec 23, 2006) – Ancient and modern Winter Solstice traditions were celebrated on the town green in Ashfield, MA this past...

Elementary schools may be closed Thursday, December 14, 2006 By David Vallette (Source: The Republican) (Buckland) – A committee report calls for closing three of the Mohawk Trail Regional School District’s...